Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association
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|Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association
|Category||v under 16|
|Affiliation||Board of Control for Cricket in India|
|Headquarters||Holkar Cricket Stadium|
|President||Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia|
|Chairman||Dr. M K Bhargava|
|Other key staff||17|
' It is affiliated to the Board of Control for Cricket in India. This association was earlier known as Holkar Cricket Association. The Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA), headquartered at Indore, India, is the governing body of the Cricket activities in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh and the Madhya Pradesh cricket team. The board was formed in 1940 as Holkar Cricket Association.
Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association affiliated to the Board of control for cricket in India is the parent body or governing the game of Cricket in Madhya Pradesh, and involved in the conduct of the game from the grass root level to the International level. Cricket Administrators like Late Mr. A.W.Kanmadikar Former BCCI secretary and Vice President and Late Mr Madhavrao scindia former President Of BCCI and Mr Sanjay Jagdale presently Jt. Secretary Of BCCI hails from this association. This association is one of the few cricket associations affiliated to BCCI where all the elections for all the posts so far have been unopposed.
The present President of this association is Mr Jyotiraditya Scindia (Union minister of State) and Secretary is Mr Narendra Menon. Formerly this post was held by Mr.Sanjay Jagdale. For the first time in the history of this Association election was held in 2010. Mr Jyotirditya scindia and his team were elected by a wide margin. Scindia(JR) defeated Mr Kailash Vijayvagiya Industry minister of the state by more than 70 votes out of total 216. Others elected were Dr. MK Bhargav as Chairman, Vijay Nayudu, Bhagwandas Suthar and Mr. Shravan Gupta as Vice President, Mr Vasu Gangwani Treasurer.
The Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association promotes and develops Cricket by conducting various League Tournaments,Tournaments for the age group Under-13, Under-15, Under-17, and Under-19, Under-22 and Under-25 categories besides organising and conducting National Tournaments.
M.P.Cricket Association has now state of art cricket stadium at Indore which is named as Holkar Cricket Stadium. MPCA also takes pride in organizing many international matches. Already three ODI's have been organised at the newly built Holkar stadium. MPCA successfully hosted IPL 4 matches, after Kochi Tuskers decided to have two home matches at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore on 13th and 15th May 2011.Last modified on 23 January 2013, at 14:10